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Charles Buttiglieri, communications union official
Charles Buttiglieri, communications union official

Charles P. "Boots" Buttiglieri, a retired Verizon computer worker and a communications union official, died of cardiac arrest Thursday at Franklin Square Medical Center. The Hunt Valley resident was 63. Born in Baltimore and raised in Middlesex, he was the son of Rocco Buttiglieri, a grocer, and Thelma Simmons Buttiglieri, a homemaker. He was a 1970 graduate of Kenwood High School. He joined the old Chesapeake and Potomac Telephone Co. and worked as a computer technician at its St. Paul Place office. A member of the Communication Workers of America, Mr. Buttiglieri was appointed to the International Communication Workers staff in its president's office in Washington,...